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Ten top tips: reducing antibiotic resistance

Ten top tips: reducing antibiotic resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO)’s 2014 report on global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance reveals that antibiotic resistance is no longer a prediction for the future; it is happening now, across the world. This has been driven by antibiotic overuse...

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Editor's picks

Clinical and patient perspectives on DURAFIBER Ag in practice

Clinical and patient perspectives on DURAFIBER Ag in practice

These video case studies focus on the use of DURAFIBER Ag (Smith & Nephew) in the management of two patients with venous leg ulcers associated with recurrent infection, pain and exudate. The reflections of the clinician and patient are shown in the following...

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Wound management with the Biatain Silicone foam dressing: A multicentre product evaluation

Wound management with the Biatain Silicone foam dressing: A multicentre product evaluation

Exudate management is one of the key challenges for those involved in wound care. Matching dressing properties to wound requirements is a fundamental aspect of any protocol of care. This article reports the findings of an international product evaluation of...

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News

BSN Medical Acquires Sorbian to strengthen position its position in wound care

BSN Medical Acquires Sorbian to strengthen position its position in wound care

Sorbion, a privately held company based in Münster, Germany, is engaged in the development, marketing and sales of superabsorbent wound care products seen by many customers as the best-in-class. The company has achieved strong market positions in numerous...

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Wounds International is proud to announce collaboration with WUWHS 2016

Wounds International is proud to announce collaboration with WUWHS 2016

The next World Union of Wound Healing Societies conference will be held in Florence from 25-29 September, 2016. Under the title ‘One Vision, One Mission’ the conference aims to facilitate the sharing of best practice in wound care around the world. Since...

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WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

WWIC winner at the MediWales Innovation Awards 2014

At the 2014 MediWales awards the award for the NHS’ Collaboration with a Welsh Company, was presented to Aneurin Bevan Health Board for the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre which is funded by the NHS and Welsh Government to lead on wound healing within the...

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Latest Made Easys

Wound Infection Made Easy

Wound Infection Made Easy

It is important that clinicians understand how infection develops, how signs and symptoms manifest in various aetiologies, and how and when to initiate use of topical antimicrobials and systemic antibiotics in wounds clinically diagnosed as infected. This...

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Latest videos

Webcast: Releasing resources for improved patient care

Webcast: Releasing resources for improved patient care

Chaired by Professor Keith Harding, this second webcast for 2014, continued our discussion of the importance of cost-effectiveness in wound management. Deborah Simon, UK discusses a new study that measures patient-centred outcomes to demonstrate potential...

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New resources

Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns

Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns

This document is a practical guide to the management of burn injuries for healthcare professionals everywhere who are non-burns specialists. With an emphasis on presenting hands-on and relevant clinical information, it focuses on the evaluation and management...

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Prevention and management: pressure ulcer quick guide

Prevention and management: pressure ulcer quick guide

An accessible guide for tips on pressure ulcer prevention and optimal local wound management options.

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